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Re: gpg can't get random/entropy
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 09:59:38PM -0400, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> On Mon, 14 May 2012 21:45:29 -0400
> Julio Merino <jmmv%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 10:34 PM, Thor Lancelot Simon
> > <tls%panix.com@localhost> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 04:49:57PM -0700, Paul Goyette wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Not enough random bytes available. ?Please do some other work to give
> > >> the OS a chance to collect more entropy! (Need 123 more bytes)
> > >
> > > I have seen extremely odd behavior of this kind from gpg on other
> > > platforms, even Linux.
> > Meh, I have just encountered this same problem too :-/
> This also affects netbsd-6, unfortunately
For my part, I can reproduce it with the latest gnupg sources on
Debian Linux running a Linux 3.1 kernel. Which is what makes me think
the problem, in general, isn't exactly my fault.
I'll try to find some time this weekend to poke at it more.
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